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Denmark: Copenhagen to Host EWEA Offshore 2015

26 April, 2013

The world’s largest wind energy network, the European Wind Energy Association, will hold its 2015 offshore wind conference and exhibition in Copenhagen. Motivating factors for selecting Copenhagen was a strong and unified partnership behind the Danish bid as well as Denmark’s pioneering position...

New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

26 April, 2013

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.

New Knowledge and Innovation Center to Strengthen Danish Offshore Wind Cluster

23 April, 2013

Denmark’s national, new knowledge and innovation centre for the offshore sector has appointed Morten Basse Jensen as Divisional Director of the sustainable energy division Offshore Renewables, which will be part of the coming, new division.

4C Offshore Releases Report on European Foundation Demand to 2023

22 April, 2013

4C Offshore has completed a 55 page forecast of foundation demand to 2023 for the main European Markets of the UK, Germany, Denmark, France, Belgium and Netherlands.

Belgium: Students Asking Offshore Wind Industry to Reconsider Approach to Employment

22 April, 2013

EUREC’s Wind Specialization Class of 2013 has released an open letter to the European Offshore Wind Industry. In their letter they wrote: The offshore wind industry has the wind behind its sails! Since 2001 with the commissioning of the first “utility-scale” offshore wind farm in Denmark to EWEA’s...

Baltic Wind Power 2013

9 April, 2013

Green World Conferences cordially invites you to join Baltic Wind Power 2013 conference and expo. This international conference will feature over 35 C-level speakers and gather wind energy executives from Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Estonia, UK. The agenda will focus on...

Moventas Tests FusionDrive at Its R&D Center in Finland

9 April, 2013

Already in commercial production, FusionDrive, the market’s smartest gear and generator combination, is now proven to work well in its test field. The full load test run of FusionDrive recently started in the Moventas R&D center in Finland.

Offshore Wind Turbines Not Harmful for Shipping

3 April, 2013

Offshore wind farms under construction are not harmful to the shipping traffic, according to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in Hamburg. The BSH highlighted the harmlessness of these facilities on Monday, thus disagreeing with the earlier opinion of the agency’s spokesman.

Using Fluctuating Wind Power

29 March, 2013

Incorporating wind power into existing power grids is challenging because fluctuating wind speed and direction means turbines generate power inconsistently. Coupled with customers' varying power demand, many wind-farm managers end up wasting power-generation capacity and limiting the service life...

Call for abstracts - EWEA OFFSHORE 2013

29 March, 2013

Submission deadline: Sunday 19 May 2013 at 24:00 (midnight) Central European Time. The EWEA OFFSHORE 2013 Track Chairs have defined the session topics under which we are requesting abstracts for this conference, split along 4 key tracks. The conference will focus on topics which foster the...

One of the strategic objectives of the industrial initiative of the SET Plan on wind energy is to reduce cost of energy by...

Wind turbines take to the skies to...

posted on 5 March, 2015

Critics of wind turbines argue vehemently that they are ugly and inefficient - a blot on the landscape and an expensive folly to boot. Efficiency has always been a strange critique given that the...

MareWint Complimentary Skills...

posted on 30 May, 2014

The MTR meeting will be followed by 3 days of Complimentary Skills Workshop4th June- Team Building Workshop5th and 6th June- Workshop on Finite Element Methods**A laptop with Matlab installed is...More